E-City

Zillow and University of Washington to Host “Hack Housing: Empowering Smarter Decisions” — A Weekend Hackathon

Zillow and University of Washington to Host “Hack Housing: Empowering Smarter Decisions” — A Weekend Hackathon

With participation from the White House, U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Scheduled for Feb. 6-8 at Zillow Tower in Seattle  Zillow is hosting a weekend hackathon whereby developers will be asked to come up with creative solutions to make it easier for first-time homebuyers, low-income renters and […]

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Mobile App Helps Seattle Residents ‘Un-Deck the Halls’

Mobile App Helps Seattle Residents ‘Un-Deck the Halls’

 If Seattle residents hear a ‘click, click, click’ this week, it’s not Santa’s reindeer. More than likely it’s holiday-weary neighbors using their new smart phones and tablets to clean the house. Storrage, a rapidly-growing provider of self-storage home pick-up and delivery to the Seattle-area, today launched a new holiday app – called Un-Deck the Halls – […]

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Seattle Pacific University and <em>Image</em> Journal Link Content & Culture Across the Literary World

Seattle Pacific University and Image Journal Link Content & Culture Across the Literary World

  Poetry, Prose and PERL Make an Incredible Mark on the World of Language by Madison B. Holup Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University (SPU) shares some compelling links between the literary and digital worlds. A good number of these connections are exemplified by the award-winning literary journal published on campus and entitled Image. An acclaimed […]

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American Hustle: Gigabit Squared Fiber Deal for Seattle Blacks Out

American Hustle: Gigabit Squared Fiber Deal for Seattle Blacks Out

Gigabit Squared, which contracted to build a super fast high-speed network in Seattle, has suffered the ignominy of apparent insolvency, inadequacy and incompetence when it comes to facilitating Seattle’s next generation of broadband Internet access. Under the plan overseen by former Mayor Mike McGinn, Gigabit Squared had the opportunity to  to lease parts of the city’s […]

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2013 Heart Walk Attracts Thousands, Raises Knowledge plus Millions to Help Save Lives

2013 Heart Walk Attracts Thousands, Raises Knowledge plus Millions to Help Save Lives

Survivors of heart disease and stroke, including children living with congenital heart conditions, were among the thousands of walkers taking part in the annual Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, Saturday, October 26 at Seattle Center. The walk is the largest community event for the local American Heart Association (AHA) with the goal of raising […]

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Yowl! Seattle Interactive Conference Is Hot for Those Who Design, Develop & Program, Oct 28-30

Yowl! Seattle Interactive Conference Is Hot for Those Who Design, Develop & Program, Oct 28-30

The third edition of the annual Seattle Interactive Conference (www.seattleinteractive.com) has announced a powerful combination of presentations and panel discussions, structured networking events, master class sessions, and more for participants who Design, Develop or Program. Dedicated to the theme of “Transparency,” the three-day event is set for October 28-30 at The Conference Center of the […]

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Sit, Snap and Win the Seahawk’s Ultimate Home Seat on Twitter

Sit, Snap and Win the Seahawk’s Ultimate Home Seat on Twitter

CenturyLink , the Seattle Seahawks’ official high-speed Internet provider, is teaming up with the NFL’s most exciting Northwest franchise and cornerback Richard Sherman for the Ultimate Home Seats Sweepstakes. The social media-driven contest invites Seattle metro-area fans to seek out the Ultimate Home Seat for their chance to win prizes, including coveted Red Zone tickets to a Seahawks game or one-of-a-kind merchandise autographed by Richard […]

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Google Names Bainbridge Island the Digital Capital “eCity” of Washington

Google Names Bainbridge Island the Digital Capital “eCity” of Washington

It’s common knowledge that Bainbridge Island, Washington is an Internet-savvy town. Google has taken notice and declared the island the number one online business community in the state of Washington — a pretty impressive award given competition like Seattle (Amazon, Zillow), Redmond (Microsoft), Bellevue (Expedia, T-Mobile), Kirkland (Google), Renton (Boeing), Everett (ditto), among others. Google’s eCity […]

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Washington State Small Business Owners Join Alliance in Opposition of Marketplace Fairness Act

Washington State Small Business Owners Join Alliance in Opposition of Marketplace Fairness Act

Small business owners, including those in Washington state, have joined an alliance opposing the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would grant states the authority to require online businesses to collect state sales tax at the time of transaction, no matter where they’re located. As part of the bill, which exempts businesses under $1 million annual gross receipts, […]

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UW Spotlights Husky Research at Pacific Science Center

UW Spotlights Husky Research at Pacific Science Center

Purple-and-gold fun combined with hands-on science experiments and interactive activities for the whole family are the focal points of Husky Research at the Pacific Science Center. Race cars solely powered by the sun (you’ll build them), jump and leap to create an earthquake (you’ll measure its strength on a seismograph), meticulously examine millions of plant […]

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